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Wakatipu Grill

79 Peninsula Road, Kelvin Heights, Queenstown, New Zealand, 9300
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Breakfast



Monday - Friday:
Saturday - Sunday: 06:00 am - 10:30 am
06:00 am - 11:00 am


Dinner



Monday - Sunday:
Bar:
Kitchen: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Alfresco Dining
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About Wakatipu Grill

Our Signature lakeside restaurant, the Wakatipu Grill, at the Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa reflects the best of New Zealand's culinary heritage. The cuisine is inspiring with provocative takes on New Zealand flavors. Vast windows, an open kitchen and rotisserie, along with two circular slate fireplaces lend even more drama to this magnificent space. In the bar, be tempted by yet another captivating perspective of the lake, or an exceptional vintage - the 1000-strong wine cellar has a keen focus on Otago's best winemakers. Linger on the generous terrace where the elements combine to spectacular effect: the lake's indigo depths, the clear air and a decadent outdoor fire pit.

High Tea is served every Sunday 13.00 - 15.00

Cuisine: Modern New Zealand
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 02 December 2018

Iran Lutton was excellent and helped turn around a previous nights disappointment. The Italian was very good too

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Visited On Sunday, 25 November 2018

The high tea is surprisingly filling and beautiful presented. Had a wonderful time and would definitely come back again.

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Visited On Thursday, 22 November 2018

Seating was slow, thought we were invisible until mgt came over to discuss menu, water sat empty at least 4 times, wine glass empty for too long, main finally came after long wait and sides were not warm had to be sent back. Food was good, people were friendly when they did talk to you but I heard "I'm Sorry" about a dozen times. I'm sorry for the poor service review but I would expect more from a venue and prices here.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Was fantastic and food was delicious.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 November 2018

Beautiful meal, beautifully presented in a superb location!

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Visited On Sunday, 28 October 2018

We have previously been for dinner and always have a great experience. However we were really disappointed with the high tea. We feel that it was very overpriced for what it was. We have had a number of high tea afternoons at various other places and this was not the best, however was one of the most expensive. We weren't provided with any sort of drinks menu so weren't even sure which tea's were available. This is also the only place we have been where the children paid the same amount as an adult, which made it very pricey.

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 November 2018

Excellent

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

Fantastic attentive service. Pre dinner drinks around the Pinot Pit outside and then escorted to our table overlooking the lake. I don't think there is a restaurant anywhere else where we could feel we were that close to lakeside. The food and service was impeccable and presentation beautiful. Can't wait to go back again.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

Lovely dinner and great service

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Visited On Monday, 22 October 2018

Beautiful meal selection and meal. Service was excellent and a beautiful outlook. We look forward to return. Thoroughly enjoyable dining experience.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 October 2018

Excellent dinning experience, one of the better for sometime. Fantastic setting, great way to celebrate a milestone birthday, Cheers Lindsay.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 October 2018

The restaurant manager, Mr. Matt was very kind and friendly in helping me to plan a surprise for my partner. Their Braeburn Apple desserts is definitely of award-winning quality and a MUST TRY ! Our waiter, Mr. Iran was very helpful and attentive as well and he makes good drinks too! Kudos to the team of Wakatipu Grill and a million thanks for being so generous in celebrating my partner's birthday.

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 October 2018

Great food served with originality in flavours and presentation.

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

Was disappointed that I couldn't get a booking on my birthday but we got one the next day and dinner was lovely, great staff and fabulous food :-)

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Excellent and attentive service. Thanks

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Visited On Thursday, 20 September 2018

We had a awesome evening at the Grill, first impressions count & we where not disappointed:) we felt very special from start to finish. Megan our waitress was lovely & extreamly professional ( it must be a English theme) Thankyou & we will definitely be back. Arrowtown local NZ

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Visited On Friday, 07 September 2018

Beautiful spot. The rib eye I had was amazing Great service

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Visited On Thursday, 30 August 2018

A hugel thanks to Matt, Megan and the team for making an already special night even more amazing! Highly recommend! Cheers. Mitch + Rochelle

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Visited On Saturday, 25 August 2018

My Fiancé and I had our engagement celebration at Wakatipu Grill. It was our first time here. Staff offered exceptional service especially the lovely blonde lady from Melbourne. Very impressive service. Our meals were great too. Chefs had a lovely ‘congratulations’ message on our dessert plate which was very nice. We would definitely recommend Wakatipu Grill to family and friends. By far, the greatest restaurant we’ve been to. Thank you

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Visited On Wednesday, 22 August 2018

10/10

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Our waiter Iran was amazing. He made the night for us...interactive and knowledgeable. Food and wine was awesime

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Visited On Friday, 10 August 2018

Great service and food

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Visited On Monday, 23 July 2018

Absolutely amazing service. The chefs are unreal as is the food and venue. But our night was made with the hospitality of you staff tonight. Our waiter, cocktail bartender and matridee were 10/10. We've been to many restaurants and bars during our Queenstown trip, very high end to pubs and the service here just Meyers from our hotel room has been a highlight.

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Merci pour l'inoubliable dîner d'anniversaire. La cuisine est délicieuse et très bien présentée. Le personnel est très à l'écoute et professionnel. Merci à Monsieur Danneau pour l'accueil impeccable. Je recommande l'expérience sans hésiter. Encore merci à toute l'équipe du Wakatipu Grill.

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Beautiful setting, great food, lovely ambiance and wonderful service. We can't wait to go back. Thank you for a lovely dinning experience. Our out of town friends were totally 'wowed'.....and that pinot pit is divine!!

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